- Partial Shade to Full Sun (3+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 16 - 30 Inches
- Mature Width 14 - 20 Inches
- Use as a Filler in Containers
Sunpatiens are the best of both worlds of the old fashioned impatiens and New Guinea impatiens. ‘Compact Pink Candy’ is an easy to grow SunPatiens that loves the sun, is not prone to the diseases that bother impatiens and blooms its head off all season long! And the flower color is fabulous too. The large petals are pink, frosted with shades of red and light purple atop beautiful green foliage. It actually reminds me of cotton candy!
This SunPatiens is a workhorse in the garden whether it is in a container or in the landscape. ‘Compact Pink Candy’ SunPatiens is an upright plant growing anywhere from 16-30 inches and anywhere from 14-20 inches wide. Nothing else would be needed except to sit there and enjoy the pollinators stopping by for a snack! And it loves the sun so no worries there.
SunPatiens® Compact Pink Candy Impatiens Care
If planting in a container, a good quality soilless potting mix is ideal. ‘Compact Pink Candy’ will grow from part to full sun. If planting in the landscape, you can use it as a focal point in a garden, use it as a border. Just plant them 18-20 inches apart. Very little maintenance is required on this plant. No deadheading is required because it is self-cleaning. It is heat tolerant and once established it needs just average watering and fertilizing.
Compact Pink Candy flowers continuously from first planting until fall, long after other plants have faded away. It is hardy in Zones 10a-11b. Ideally this is grown in the garden and not indoors.
SunPatiens® Compact Pink Candy Impatiens Spacing
It is the ideal plant to use in containers or as a border in the garden. Because it is so floriferous, you could put 3 plants in a 20 inch container and you would have a massive mound of those gorgeous pink flowers!
SunPatiens® Compact Pink Candy Impatiens Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11|
|Plant Type: Annual|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Mature Height: 16-30 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 14-20 Inches|
|Mature Spacing: 20-24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Pink with purple to red accents|
|Flower Description: Large, trumpet-shaped flowers|
|Bloom Period: Spring to Frost|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Foliage Description: Long, dark green leaves|
|Seasonal Interest: Sprint to Frost|
|Resists: Heat, Pests/Diseases|
|Tolerates: Light frost, partial shade, and poor soil drainage|
|Attracts: Bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds|
|Uses: Container, Landscape|
|Features: Fall Interest, Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Low Maintenance, Foliage Interest, Deadheading Not Necessary|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
|Common Name: SunPatiens® Compact Pink Candy Impatiens|
|Other Name(s): Pink Candy, Compact Pink Candy, SunPatiens Pink Candy, New Guinea Impatiens Pink Candy|
|Scientific Name: Impatiens x hybrida 'SAKIMP046' US Utility US Utility 10,238,067|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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